The Bauhaus: Art as Life exhibition, now open to the public in the Barbican in London has opened this month to critical acclaim. Embracing the energy of one of the world’s most famous art schools, the show gives a thorough insight into life and society at the school and explores the influential art and design that emerged from Bauhaus masters and students alike.
As well as the main exhibition there are many other events running in parallel:
Tour: Designing the Bauhaus
Thursday 31 May, Art Gallery
Take a tour of the exhibition with graphic designers APFEL and architects Carmody Groarke and learn how they took inspiration from the Bauhaus to create the exhibition.
Bauhaus Film Season
25 – 31 May, Cinema 1
This week of events includes films by Bauhauslers Max Bill, László Moholy-Nagy and Kurt Schwerdtfeger as well as in conversations with Deyan Sudjic and Bauhaus specialist Thomas Tode.
Gunta Stölzl – A Daughter’s Perspective
Thursday 14 Jun, Cinema 2
Get the family perspective as Monika Stadler, the daughter of Bauhaus master and weaver Gunta Stölzl, regales us with stories her mother told her about life at the school.
babü. Oskar Schlemmer Performed
Thursday 28 Jun, Cinema 1
C. Raman Schlemmer, grandson of the charismatic Bauhaus master Oskar Schlemmer, introduces the works of his grandfather and gives a special performance of music, originally composed by Oskar Schlemmer.
Book your tickets. Please note that timed admission is in operation and advance booking is strongly advised.